Autor: Keith K. Niall
ISBN-13: 9783319646190
Veröffentl: 01.12.2017
Einband: Book
Seiten: 193
Gewicht: 494 g
Format: 241x159x20 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Erwin Schrödinger's Color Theory

Translated with Modern Commentary
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Historical Introduction.- Outlines of Colorimetric Theory under Photopic Conditions, Part I Outlines of Colorimetric Theory Under Photopic Conditions.- Part II A Theory of Normalized Surface Reflectance for Pigments.- On the Relation of the Trichromatic to the Opponent-Process Theory of Color.- On the Origin of Spectral Sensitivity Functions of the Eye.- On the Apparent Color of Stars, and Color Appearance Under Mesopic Conditions.- The Projective Geometry of Color Space: A Review.- Surview and Conclusions.- Glossary.- Index.
This book presents the most complete translation to date of Erwin Schrödinger's work on colorimetry. In his work Schrödinger proposed a projective geometry of color space, rather than a Euclidean line-element. He also proposed new (at the time) colorimetric methods - in detail and at length - which represented a dramatic conceptual shift in colorimetry. Schrödinger shows how the trichromatic (or Young-Helmholtz) theory of color and the opponent-process (or Hering) theory of color are formally the same theory, or at least only trivially different. These translations of Schrödinger's bold concepts for color space have a fresh resonance and importance for contemporary color theory.
Editiert von: Keith K. Niall
Dr. Keith Niall is First Secretary for The Technical Cooperation Program at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC. He graduated from McGill University (Montreal, Canada) with a doctorate in psychology. He pursued postdoctoral studies in the experimental psychology of vision at Queen's University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada) and the Defence and Civil Institute of Environmental Medicine (Toronto, Ontario). He has been a scientist with Defence Research and Development Canada in Toronto since 1988. He was an exchange scientist to the US Air Force Research Laboratory's flight simulation facility in Mesa, Arizona. He has published widely in the study of human vision and visual displays.

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Autor: Keith K. Niall
ISBN-13:: 9783319646190
ISBN: 3319646192
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.12.2017
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Gewicht: 494g
Seiten: 193
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 241x159x20 mm, 27 schwarz-weiße Abbildungen, Bibliographie